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Translation and nation : towards a cultural politics of Englishness

Author: Roger Ellis; Liz Oakley-Brown
Publisher: Clevedon, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, ©2001.
Series: Topics in translation, 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years the marginal position which has defined translators and their texts has come under increasing and sustained challenge. However, although translation and subjectivity has been thoroughly considered in terms of post-colonialism and post-structuralism, there are few discussions which focus specifically on the construction of "Englishness" through vernacular translation. Using a range of theoretical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Traductions anglaises
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Translation and nation.
Clevedon, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, ©2001
(DLC) 00050113
(OCoLC)45166691
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Ellis; Liz Oakley-Brown
ISBN: 1853597058 9781853597053 1853595187 9781853595189
OCLC Number: 52871097
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 225 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Figures of English Translation, 1382-1407 / Roger Ellis --
2. Translating the Subject: Ovid's Metamorphoses in England, 1560-7 / Liz Oakley-Brown --
3. Women Translators, Gender and the Cultural Context of the Scientific Revolution / Christa Knellwolf --
4. Hooked on Classics: Discourses of Allusion in the Mid-Victorian Novel / Hugh Osborne --
5. 'All the Others Translate': W.H. Auden's Poetic Dislocations of Self, Nation, and Culture / Rainer Emig.
Series Title: Topics in translation, 18.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Ellis and Liz Oakley-Brown.

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Using a range of theoretical approaches, the five essays in this volume aim to realise an understanding of translation by critically analyzing the cultural and political implications of translation  Read more...

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